Panspermia Theory

27/11/2013 16:28

By John Black

The first reference to the word ‘Panspermia’ is in the 5th century BCE by the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras. The theory was again revived in 1834 by scientists, specifically Jons Jacob Berzelius, then again by Lord Kevin (William Thomson) in 1871, and Svante Arrhenius in 1903. In our century, Sir Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe are great supporters. Stephen Hawking also endorsed the theory. [Read more] …